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American, Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 July 2020

Been there a number of times over the years. Food is tasty and there's a nice gazebo on the water to enjoy your food.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 4 March 2020

This is just a little food cart in a shopping center and didn't look like much, but we were hungry and thought we would give it a try. WOW!!! We had tempura veggies and Volcano Shrimp and both dishes were awesome!! And only $7.99 each....If we were staying on the Big Island longer, this would be our go-to place for lunch every day!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

Though just a sort of “hole in the wall” place located in the Kings Shops in Waikoloa, Island Fish & Chips delivers in a way that is surprising. This is a fast food place that has good quality food; especially the Fish & Chips which...of course is it’s namesake. Throughout our time here in Kona almost every place we’ve eaten that does deep fried food (fish) has been sorely disappointing. Island F & C delivers a fish that is tender, flaky, and with excellent taste without going overboard on the deep fry. We also had fish tacos which were every bit as good. Seating is in the public gazebo area along the waterway and it is a very pleasant spot to sit and enjoy the food. I was surprised enough by the quality of the food that I plan on going back again.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 21 February 2020

food is all deep fried, but fresh! Nice outside patio to seat yourself, first come first serve...great spot if your not looking for a sit down dinner or lunch.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 19 February 2020

First night staying in Waikoloa, thought we would check out this place because it sounded good to everyone. I split a chicken sandwich with my sister and I'm glad I did because it wasn't very good. I'm pretty sure it was a frozen chicken patty...on some bread. Maybe their Fish & Chips are better, I guess I should have gone with what the name of the place actually is! I put the review as average because just because one of their items on their menu isn't very good, doesn't mean everything is bad. I'm sure their fish & chips are better since that's what they specialize in. One positive is view is very nice, it is outdoor seating by the water.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 18 February 2020

We have eaten here for a number of years on our many trip to Wailkoloa and we have never received a bad meal and the service is always very fast. Each item on the menu is so great that it would really be very hard...to point out which one we liked the best. The surrounding is very, very peaceful since there is seating right next to a large man-made lake with fountains plus lots of fish for the younger members of the family to watch.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 14 February 2020

OK I have no idea if the fish and chips are any good but you have to eat the Tempera Pineapple Rings. Now take my advise DO NOT order one plate and share. I guarantee you will NOT want to share with anyone. Even if...your on your Honeymoon.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020

Very good and reasonably priced quick bite to eat. Outdoor seating by the water. Very casual and fast.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 1 January 2020

Island Fish & Chips was the tastiest and most affordable of all the fish & chip spots we visited on our trip to the Big Island. We stumbled on it totally by accident after looking for another lunch spot. Lucky Day! They have a lot...of offerings to choose from at the take-out window and there are some wonderful tables where you can enjoy the birds and Koi along the little channel that runs past it. Wonderful tempura-battered ono was the fish of the day, and it came with tasty, fresh fries that held their crispiness throughout our meal. Don't know if their tartar sauce is homemade, but it was a wonderful complement to the fish. Getting hungry just thinking about this wonderful hole-in-the-wall dining spot!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 28 December 2019

In walking around the Kings Shops, we ran across Island Fish & Chips. They had a great menu with reasonable prices. The food was great! We will definitely go back.

Date of visit: December 2019
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26 November 2018|
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Response from CrazyCruzer | Reviewed this property |
If ono is available... it's a fresh fish
5 February 2016|
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Response from Hiroshi317 | Reviewed this property |
I tasted only fish & chips but there are other menue. Shrimp, crab cake etc. I don't remember chicken exactly but they may have it.
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